Actress Jane Fonda regrets not to have denounced the behavior of the producer Harvey Weinstein when she was in power for a year. — Andy Kropa/AP/SIPA
It was familiar and feels today a great relief. “Thanks be to God, we talk about it ! “commented Jane Fonda about the american producer Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of harassment, sexual assault and rape by actresses.
NEW: @Janefonda tells me: “I found out about [Harvey Weinstein] about a year ago. And I’m ashamed that I didn’t say anything right then.” pic.twitter.com/i98SJiiUHT
— Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) October 12, 2017
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“I am ashamed not to have said anything”
Thursday, on CNN, the star has explained that he is aware of the wrongdoing of Harvey Weinstein a year ago. “I discovered what was Harvey there about a year, and I am ashamed not to have said anything at the time,” testified Jane Fonda.
Now, the star and speaks loud and clear of the charges made against the producer. In an interview recorded on Thursday and it will be broadcast in the show Hardtalk on BBC World news on Monday, the actress, who was not herself a victim of the producer, explains that it had remained silent in order to protect the identity of one of the accusers. A decision she regrets. “I would have had to be more courageous, and I think that from now on I shall be when I hear such stories,” she said.
Jane Fonda regrets not speaking out sooner after hearing allegations of sexual harassment against Harvey Weinstein https://t.co/StQzi9bHb4 pic.twitter.com/8KHlO4DT0H
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) October 12, 2017
If the alleged victim did not want to talk about it sooner, it is because the producer is “powerful” and that young women were “vulnerable” and “worried that if they spoke or did something, their career would be destroyed,” said the actress, who was a figure of dissent in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s.
Jane Fonda would have been subjected to the advances of a French director
The star, who will be 80 years old in December, told a british magazine that she was raped a child. Has the BBC, she has once again delivered. When she was 21 years old,she would have suffered the advances of a French director, the latter telling him that he needs to know, “what are the different types of orgasms” she had, for a role.
Jane Fonda has also referred to the sex scandals that have involved the american actor Bill Cosby, former president of the international monetary Fund, the French Dominique Strauss-Kahn, and the american president
Donald Trump. “We now have a president whom we know that he has done the same thing,” she said. During the presidential campaign, a video of Donald Trump had been leaked in which the real estate mogul boasted to be able to catch the women by the sex because he is famous. For Jane Fonda, who won two times the oscar for best actress, the violence made to women are “very widespread,” and not only in Hollywood, ” it’s an epidemic “. “I hope this is a turning point “, which will stop the aggressors, she concluded.